Hadi Rizvi

Abortion: An Overview of Considerations in Ja’fari Fiqh

Abortion – prematurely and proactively ending a pregnancy – is an extremely sensitive issue in the religious sphere. Approaching it theoretically requires a very fine balance between empathy for special circumstances and preserving sacred principles. Within Muslim academic discourse, by being linked to life, abortion automatically demands the right to be handled with the utmost … Read more

Monopolizing and the Spirit of the Quranic Community

A millennium and some centuries after its compilation, the Qur’an continues to occupy a unique status for a significant number of the world’s population. The book is arguably read by a more diverse audience than any other in history. It has not only drawn the attention of adherents to Islam, but also the critical exploration … Read more